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Freelance Opportunity: Youth Facilitator

October 11, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’re searching for a Youth Facilitator to work on our latest project – Harris Transformers:

Blaze is a project of Curious Minds that offers any young person aged between 14 and 21, the opportunity to work with professional artists to provide a first supported step into the cultural sector and creative industries. Blaze has successfully showcased young people’s original work at the Blaze Festival which has run each year since 2012.

Project Outline

The ‘Harris Transformers’ is a programme of youth engagement with the Harris’ rich heritage in the heart of Preston. It is delivered by Blaze, a youth-led organisation with a strong track record of work across Lancashire developing the next generation of cultural leaders and artists.

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is being ‘Re-Imagined’ in a way that maintains the institution’s founding vision of edification and inspiration whilst responding to the needs of the people of the city, and the region, for future generations. The Harris Transformers will take part in this process, learning about the museum’s past, present and future in order to form and share opinions on its redevelopment. As part of their role, the Harris Transformers will engage the public, facilitating consultation and developing the Harris’ existing audience.

The Role

Fee: £1320 days for approximately 12 half days (VAT/travel inclusive)

The Youth Facilitator will be responsible for engaging young people creatively through the Harris Transformers project. They will offer guidance and training to young people

The Youth Facilitator will be responsible for engaging young people in The Harris Transformers project.

The Youth Facilitator will be charismatic and have the ability to deliver active sessions with good pace. We are looking for a flexible, confident practitioner who will plan sessions report to the Project Manager

Expressions of Interest

Please be succinct and direct explaining clearly your proposal, how it meets the project outline, aim and possible objectives. Tell us about the specific outcomes of your work with children, the impact of your projects and describe in brief the evidence upon which you based these judgments. We are happy to receive bullet pointed proposals, images are welcomes, but we ask that you confine your text to one side of A4 at no less than point 12 font.

Please attach expressions of interest and CV by October 11th via email to : matt@blazeonline.org.uk


October 11, 2016
8:00 am - 12:00 pm